About this Course

Duration 3 Days
Special Notices

It is essential that you bring a device with wireless capability, and unrestricted access to the internet as the program is delivered via an online learning management system. The log in process will be explained at the start of your program. The recommended web browser is Internet Explorer 11 but the system supports all web browsers. The program content also requires a PDF reader, adobe flash player and Microsoft word and excel.

Learn how to scope, plan and implement the audit process and analyse the audit data to verify the status of the data centre. Then make detailed and structured recommendations to establish an action plan to ultimately improve the operational capability to support the business needs.

The demand for a data centre to run at its optimum capability in both an effective and efficient manner is now an essential requirement for a business. This seven day program has been designed to provide data centre professionals with the skills, knowledge, qualification and certification to plan, implement and action a comprehensive audit of the data centre environments.

Students will gain an in-depth understanding on acquiring detailed and accurate information concerning the operational capability of the data centre facility, considering the potential areas of risk and recommendations on how to improve the availability, resilience and efficiency of a data centre including power, cooling and resilience.

The CDCAP covers a wider examination of the data centre facility in terms of the physical infrastructure (IT, Power and Cooling), building's facility structure, asset management, documentation, processes and procedures. Whilst appreciating the need to measure, monitor and collate data to evaluate and analyse the operational effectiveness of a data centre.

Undertaking the CDCAP program provides delegates with current industry expertise and best practices to allow them to strategically plan and implement systems and procedures to undertake a data centre audit.


This program requires delegates to have a sound technical experience within the applicable environments with a mission critical data centre facility.

Students are required to bring a laptop with Internet Explorer (v.11)browser.

Delegates will learn how to

Those with the CDCAP certification can demonstrate advanced knowledge and ability to plan and perform a comprehensive data centre audit across all the key environments in line with the very latest industry best practices and standards.

You will also gain the following:

  • Internationally and industry recognised Level 5 BTEC Professional certificate
  • Offical Certified Data Centre Audit Professional (CDCAP) certification
  • Use of CDCAP post nominal letters after your name e.g. Martin Smith CDCAP
  • Use of the CDCAP logo
  • Continual Professional Development (CDPs)


  • Understand the business need
  • Scope the audit to include all considerations
  • Establish the audit process
  • Successfully perform the audit
  • Analyse audit findings
  • Summarize recommendations
  • Produce an action plan and reporting process
  • Measure and monitor progress

3 Days


This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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